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Title: The validation of synthetic spectra used in the performance evaluation of radionuclide identifiers
Authors: Flynn, A
Boardman, D
Reinhard, MI
Keywords: GAMMA SPECTRA
ALGORITHMS
RADIOISOTOPES
EXPERIMENTAL DATA
IAEA
RADIATION MONITORS
Issue Date: 1-Jul-2013
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Flynn, A., Boardman, D., & Reinhard, M. I. (2013). The validation of synthetic spectra used in the performance evaluation of radionuclide identifiers. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 77(0), 145-152.
Abstract: This work has evaluated synthetic gamma-ray spectra created by the RASE sampler using experimental data. The RASE sampler resamples experimental data to create large data libraries which are subsequently available for use in evaluation of radionuclide identification algorithms. A statistical evaluation of the synthetic energy bins has shown the variation to follow a Poisson distribution identical to experimental data. The minimum amount of statistics required in each base spectrum to ensure the subsequent use of the base spectrum in the generation of statistically robust synthetic data was determined. A requirement that the simulated acquisition time of the synthetic spectra was not more than 4% of the acquisition time of the base spectrum was also determined. Further validation of RASE was undertaken using two different radionuclide identification algorithms. © 2013, Elsevier Ltd.
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2013.03.089
http://apo.ansto.gov.au/dspace/handle/10238/6265
ISSN: 0969-8043
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